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Duke women's tennis overpowers Charleston Southern, Charlotte in Sunday doubleheader

(01/17/23 2:59am)

It’s not often that teammates compete against each other, especially in a match against another school. However, since Sunday’s matches against Charleston Southern and Charlotte ended once one school reached four victories, the singles players for Duke were competing to be the ones to finish their matches first.

Duke track and field resumes indoor season in convincing fashion at Dick Taylor Carolina Challenge

(01/16/23 3:53pm)

CHAPEL HILL—In a fieldhouse decked out with Tar Heel decorations, one might have expected an intimidated Duke team. But the Blue Devils infiltrated enemy territory undaunted by the building’s overwhelming “Carolina blue,” heading home to Durham with a successful day in the books.

Duke women's basketball reveals more about its stellar defense in road win at Wake Forest

(01/06/23 6:59pm)

The oft-quoted adage, ‘The best defense is a good offense,’ rings true in reverse for Duke. En route to a 14-1 start, the Blue Devils have boasted one of the top defenses in the nation, and they look at their best on offense when playing off the opportunities created by their defensive success. 

Duke men's soccer seizes early opportunities, advances past Denver to begin NCAA tournament run

(11/21/22 12:12am)

Sunday marked both the start of the World Cup and the start of Duke’s quest for its first NCAA championship since 1986. And, like the fans of Ecuador, the Blue Devil faithful celebrated as No. 7-seed Duke took down Denver in a second-round matchup that paired two of the top defenses in the country.  

Third-quarter run propels Duke women's basketball past Davidson on the road in defensive battle

(11/12/22 9:31pm)

DAVIDSON, N.C.—The Blue Devils traveled to Belk Arena Saturday to face off against Davidson in their first away game of the season. Coming off of a lopsided victory against Charleston Southern in which six Blue Devils scored in double digits and the team reached 100 points for the first time since 2016, Duke found itself in a defensive battle against the Wildcats.